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last night to reinstate him despite his domestic violence conviction against his wife. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is live at city hall and anne, has the sheriff shown up to work yet? >> he has not. he has been laying low for the most part this morning. but he is expected here at city hall this afternoon to meet with interim sheriff vicki hennessey. from what we understand, hennessey will remain technically the sheriff of san francisco until friday when ross mirkarimi will be back at the helm. >> i look forward to demonstrating why the people elected me as sheriff and look forward for me and my family to move in a place where we hopefully will achieve some normalcy again. >> reporter: that's ross mirkarimi on what turned into a victorious night for him at city hall after a marathon session including hours of public comment. four of the 11 supervisors voted in favor of mirkarimi keeping his job as sheriff. jane kim is one of them. she calls mirkarimi's act horrific, bruising his wife's arm on new year's eve. it happened days before he was officially sworn into office. >> we had to mak
of questions raised by lieutenant- colonel andrew wood who told cbs news that security was being cut in libya on orders from higher ups despite clear signs that the situation was dangerous. >> it began just shortly after i arrived. there was pressure to reduce the number of security people there. >> pressure from where? >> uhm....... higher headquarters at the state department. >> does part of you wonder if the security request had been granted, those deaths could have been avoided? >> yes. yes, i do. i -- i think about that. i -- i -- i spend a lot of time thinking about that. >> reporter: and the senator's take? >> the state department apparently has said something like, he doesn't know what he's talking about. he sounded like to me he did know what he was talking about. the intelligence committee on the first thursday back, we will be holding a hearing. >> reporter: and as you know those hearings are already heated on the house side. the senate takes up the issue too. it's going to probably get very interesting. bottom line, dana, is that the senator says that wherever we have embassies
>>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news on the cw. >>> 284 days since the physical altercation with his wife. a man elected sheriff of san francisco is learning his fate as we speak. we'll go live to city hall. >> all you heard was a car. my mom started running towards me. >> it happened in the blink of an eye. how a mother may have saved her son's life by risking her own on his birthday. >> and why one bay area police department is encouraging its officers to come out of the closet. good evening, i'm ken bastida. >> and i'm dana king. it's an unprecedented decision for the board of supervisors. what to do with an embattled sheriff. cbs 5 reporter, linda yee is live at city hall where supervie supervisors are meeting right now. >> making a statement, they just started doing that within the last 20 minutes. so we're getting a sense of how they are going to vote when they actually take that vote, which i'm sure now, will be coming in the next half hour or so. now the public testimony went on for seven hours. more than 100 people lined up to make their cases before the boar
case will cost the suspended sheriff his job. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez has been monitoring the testimony. joe. >> reporter: this hearing is going into its fourth hour now and they are expecting some decision within the next few hours. >> reporter: as suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi and his wife looked on the board of supervisors special hearing began with the formal decision from the ethics commission. chairman ben hur told the supervisors how after nine hearings over 5.5 months, a majority of his commission thought mirkarimi was guilty of official misconduct for bruising his wife's arm after an argument on new year's eve before he took the oath of office but hur made it clear he disagreed with his colleagues. >> i think the conduct was morally inappropriate. i think it was wrongful. but there must, i think, be a line between official misconduct and personal misconduct. and i could not find a principled way to make that distinction based on the arguments suggested by the mayor and ultimately the decision made by the majority. >> reporter: next the mayors and sheriff's lawy
county, washington. two people have been arrested. cbs 5 reporter sharon chin just talked to hercules police. sharon, they are saying the murder is part of a crime spree that began back in august. >>> reporter: perhaps. we're going to get to that in a second. hercules police detectives are heading to the seattle area tonight. they want to talk to the suspects to find out if there is any connection to the murder of susie ko. police found the car belonging to the 55-year-old retired teacher, who was discovered scabbed in her home friday night. in addition to the police search, her family launched a social network search for the car hoping to find her killer. detectives say they recovered her blue subaru after a chase in king county this morning. police say 24-year-old darnell washington and his wife tanya sped off after officers approached them in the parked car. when officers eventually boxed in the suspects in the subaru, the suspects allegedly kept ramming the police car until authorities arrested them at gunpoint. hercules police say right now the husband and wife are persons of int
, though. he is flying out of sfo early this morning. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is here in san francisco where the president has raised a lot of campaign cash. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this was president obama's last fundraising blitz here in the bay area. but a successful one. he is expected to take home about $2 million to his campaign. now, crowds greeted president obama's arrival at sfo yesterday. at his events he told bay area supporters to get, quote, almost obsessive about his re- election. he attended two fundraisers a private $20,000 a plate dinner and a concert at the graham auditorium. the president asked supporters to help him finish what he started four years ago and mr. obama roused the crowd with his own big bird jokes. >> finally somebody is cracking down on big bird. elmo has been seen in a white suburban, he is driving for the border. governor romney's plan is to let wall street run wild again but he is going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> reporter: now, these jokes started after governor romney promised cuts to unnecessary spend
to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, october 9th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." a new poll shows mitt romney now leads the presidential race after a 12-point turnaround in just one week. >>> jerry sandusky arrives in court to face sentencing, but he still insists he's innocent. >>> a skydiver gets ready to freefall 22 miles aat the speed of sound. ben affleck is here in studio 57. >>> we begin with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> in my heart i know i did not do these alleged, disgusting acts. >> jerry sandusky proclaims his innocence ahead of today's sentencing. >> former penn state assistant football coach was convicted in june of molesting ten boys over 15 years. >> reads a statement, denies the abuse, blames the victims and proclaims his love for his wife. >> they can take away my life. they can make me as a monster, they can treat mes a monster, but they can't take away my heart. >>> governor romney offering his severest critique yet on what he calls the the president's pattern of leading from behind. >> polls show mitt romney trailing by on
>>> good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, october 10th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." the state department is under pressure today as congress focuses on security in libya. we have new details on the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador. >> new poles show mitt romney gaining ground in ohio while the obama campaign continues the battle over big bird. >>> a teenage girl in pakistan is shot for taking on the taliban, and can a simple breast test reveal whether you have a deadly disease. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> this deserves a thorough investigation. we need to get to the bottom of every single allegation. >> congress demands answers about the libyan attack. >>> we are learning dramatic new details about the september 11th assault that took the lives of ambassador chris stevens and the others. >> officials say there was no unrest outside the compound walls prior to the attack. >> a state department official is expected to testify that his request for more troops and officers was turned d
city. >> firefighter injured, several businesses damage at a strip mall there. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us. cate, i hear those business owners have got some tough news this morning, right? >> reporter: yes, that's right. i actually spoke to a couple of them still here sort of watching firefighters. as you can see, they are on scene hosing down making sure there are no hot spots. and that everything is in fact all clear but it is going to be a long day of clean-up for firefighters and these business owners after that massive fire tore through about 10 businesses. >> a master by called about 1:05 this morning and crews were it spread really quickly. firefighters tried to keep their work going and thatic came crashing down. i spoke with a couple of business owners standing by and they say it wasn't already tough economic times, this makes it worse. >> when i came here, i saw the fire at the corner and then spread from this side up to that side. >> as a precaution, firefighters evacuated a nearby apartment complex. but we hear that they are all back home right now. we heard
. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran tells us that apparently kate the roof collapsed. >> that's right. the roof collapsed. it was one of the biggest challenges that crews had to face here and they are still on scene now but to join us or to tell us the basics of what happened, we're joined now by deputy chief dave lord to give us the basics. thank you for joining us. i'm sure you're very busy. what happened? >> shortly after 1:00 this morning, a passerby reported some light smoke coming from the corner unit of the billion. crews showed up about four minutes later. at that point we had some fire coming out of the front door of the occupancy in the corner. they advance and the hose line inside and kind of got some early recognition they might have fire over them in the attic so they backed out. a few minutes laterred this a partial roof collapse and the fire was exposed in the attic. >> reporter: you said it started in the corner of the building. what made it spread so quickly? >> it kind of has a common attic up there so they had a lot of attic space to run. not really sure what start
francisco. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big bird has become the star of the new ad for president obama. here it is. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy! mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. >> sounds like a movie trailer. the obama campaign released this ad just this morning. it pokes a little more fun at mitt romney's pledge to cut funding for public tv. >>> mitt romney's poll numbers jumped after last week's presidential debate. a few research survey three weeks ago gave president obama an eight point lead among likely voters. now romney has taken a four- point lead in and you dated survey and is talking -- in an updated survey and is talking about foreign policy issues blasting the president on the middle east. >> it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. it's time to change course in the middle east. that course should be organized around these bedroom principles: america must have confidence in our cause, clarity in our purpose, and resolve in our might. >> the o
francisco sheriff, board of supervisors voting on whether to remove him from office for good. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington in san francisco with more on what's at stake this morning. good morning. >>> reporter: good morning. this is going to be a huge decision because this could set the precedent for misconduct cases in the future. after nine months of hearings at city hall, we might find out today if ross mirkarimi keeps his job or is removed from office. he was elected last fall then suspended without pay by mayor ed lee shortly after being sworn in. he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor false imprisonment related to a domestic violence dispute with his wife. eliana lopez showed a neighbor her bruised arm in this video in when he grabbed her in an argument. he was sentenced to three years' probation, fined and a year of counseling. the mayor claims his guilty plea makes him unfit to hold office. meanwhile mayor lee is facing his own criticism accused of perjury. he testified he had not spoken to any of the 11 supervisors before suspending mirkarimi. a former board of supervisors candidate s
a rewar. mon dieu!!! cbs 5 reporter n >>> the good news for the french america's cup racing team, somebody found their yacht: the bad news, somebody is demanding a reward! why for the french it may be a case of damage. >> reporter: america's cup yachts are the race for the highseas. but somehow in the middle of the night, the french boat slipped its mooring lines and off into the bay. it was spotted by a man talked todd folky. he tied it to his boat and drug it to the arena. >> they should do a better job of tying up their boat. >> reporter: now they can't. the boat was literal ly sxraeftd taken into custody -- was arrested and taken into custody. it seems he knew about maritime law and filed an illegal salvage claim against the boat. >> how sharp was he to know he could do this? >> reporter: arnold has practiced maritime law for 49 years and says a case from 1869 establishes the right of a person to rescue a vessel adrift on the sea. >> on the sea, that boat is going to get sunk or ripped up or the property is going to get destroyed. and because of the pearls of the sea, it's important to
francisco's sheriff. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is at city hall where supervisors voted to save his job. >> reporter: seven of the 11 voters voted to remove mirkarimi from office permanently. but nine needed to do so for that to actually happen. so ross mirkarimi is coming back to work here at city hall this morning as sheriff of san francisco. >> i want to mend fences with all parties. i look forward to demonstrating why the people elected me as sheriff and look forward for me and my family to move in a place where we hopefully will achieve some normalcy. >> reporter: the marathon board of supervisors meeting lasted about nine hours yesterday and in the end, supervisors kim, olague, campos and avalos voted in favor of ross mirkarimi keeping his job despite pleading guilty to false imprisonment days before he was sworn in, in january. the ethics commit recommended he be removed from office permanently. during a long public comment period yesterday we heard from both sides. >> we put him in office, and if we want him out, we'll take him out. >> you really need to ask yourself why mayor l
and the governor is taking action to drive down the cost. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in south san francisco right now where the average price, cate, of regular gas is well over 4.60 a gallon. >> reporter: that's right, michelle. actually it's the two stations nearby. one is at 4.79 a gallon the other across the street 4.99 for a gallon of regular. the governor is asking for the release of less expensive blends. the early release will bring up gas supplies 8 to 10%. experts say it could drop gas prices about 15 to 20 cents per gallon of regular but it could still take a week before we see any changes. according to the aaa, gas prices are at record highs in san francisco. we're look at $4.73 for a gavel regular in san jose and oakland. it's $4.67. our state supplies were cut short after the chevron refinery fire in august and a power failure that knocked out an exxon refinery southern california. >> california runs a tight supply and demand balance because we use different blends of gas than the rest of the country so if anything goes wrong we can't get more parts of gas from other parts of
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